Echinopsis chamaecereus growing cactus of the genus Echinopsis also known as Peanut Cactus or Chamaecereus silvestrii, Echinopsis chamaecereus perennial evergreen used as ornamental ground cover drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropics, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-12.
Stems color green with yellow spines, the stems when little there erect when they grow it start to weep.
Echinopsis chamaecereus flowers
Flower color red to orange and grow in the middle of the stems
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Requirements for Echinopsis chamaecereus growing and care:
Drained soil, more than -3C
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead stem part and flowers
Size of the plant?
10-25 cm, 4-10 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Red to orange flowers, the flower and grow in the middle of the stems